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Nokia's Here Maps is back for iOS, with offline navigation and more
Nokia's Here Maps is back for iOS, with offline navigation and more By Elyse Betters

Over a year after its abrupt removal, Nokia Here Maps has returned to the App Store for iPhone.Nokia decided to remove its Here Maps iPhone app from the App Store in 2013, claiming that elements of iOS 7 harmed the user experience. The app was originally... Read more

Nokia Here maps app now live in Play Store, with iOS version coming in 2015
Nokia Here maps app now live in Play Store, with iOS version coming in 2015 By Elyse Betters

Nokia's Here maps app is now available in the Google Play Store, and it's not just for Samsung devices.Positioned as an alternative to Google Maps, Here, formerly called Nokia Maps, is a mobile app that features maps in over 180 countries, as well as... Read more

Nokia Here Maps to return as free app for iOS sometime this year
Nokia Here Maps to return as free app for iOS sometime this year By Elyse Betters

Nokia's Here Maps app is officially coming back to the Apple App Store.Nokia pulled the mapping app from the App Store almost a year ago, supposedly due to iOS 7 compatibility issues. It is currently all the rage on Windows Phone and will soon exclusively... Read more

Nokia Here to launch on Android as Samsung Galaxy exclusive, will power Gear S maps too
Nokia Here to launch on Android as Samsung Galaxy exclusive, will power Gear S maps too By Elyse Betters

Nokia has announced that its Here mapping app will be available as an Anroid beta app just for Samsung Galaxy smartphones.This news follows an announcement from yesterday, when Nokia said it had partnered with Samsung to also bring the Here app to Tizen-powered... Read more

Nokia creates clever Z launcher app, but Windows Phone users can't use it
Nokia creates clever Z launcher app, but Windows Phone users can't use it By Elyse Betters

The part of Nokia that Microsoft didn't buy has introduced a new software product for your Android device. It's called Z launcher.It's technically a pre-beta version, but you can install and start using Z Launcher immediately. It recognises your habits... Read more

Nokia Here Maps heading for iPhone and Android return, according to job ad
Nokia Here Maps heading for iPhone and Android return, according to job ad By Rik Henderson

Nokia is looking to reinstate its Here Maps service on iPhone, iPad and Android as a standalone application. At least, that's what can be surmised from a company job advert listed on LinkedIn.The Finnish firm, which now no longer manufactures mobile devices... Read more

Nokia Here Maps expands support to all Windows 8.1 devices, adds new features
Nokia Here Maps expands support to all Windows 8.1 devices, adds new features By Elyse Betters

Nokia's Here Maps for Windows 8.1 app is now available for all Windows 8.1 devices - and it comes with a bunch of changes too.Previously limited to the Nokia Lumia 2520, the free navigation app now supports laptops, desktops, tablets, including all... Read more

Nokia pulls Here Maps from iTunes because of iOS 7
Nokia pulls Here Maps from iTunes because of iOS 7 By Rik Henderson

Nokia has decided to remove its Here Maps iPhone application from iTunes, claiming that elements of iOS 7 "harm" the "user experience".The app was originally released to fill the void left by Apple's removal of Google Maps as a hard-coded app and replacement... Read more

Nokia releases Camera app beta for cheaper Lumia line, adding advanced camera features
Nokia releases Camera app beta for cheaper Lumia line, adding advanced camera features By Jake Smith

Nokia has extended its Camera app beyond PureView smartphones and on to the majority of Lumia handsets, adding more-advanced camera features to the cheaper line-up.The beta is available from the Nokia Beta Labs website, where "you will get frequent updates... Read more

Nokia's Motion Monitor beta app will track and compare your physical activity
Nokia's Motion Monitor beta app will track and compare your physical activity By Elyse Betters

Nokia wants you to stop being so lazy, so it has introduced a new app in beta, called Motion Monitor, that will analyse your sedentary lifestyle.But it's not just for sloths. Motion Monitor runs in the background of your smartphone and tracks your physical... Read more

Nokia MixRadio: The new name for Nokia Music
Nokia MixRadio: The new name for Nokia Music By Elyse Betters

Nokia has renamed its Nokia Music service. It's now called Nokia MixRadio - and it also has a redesigned Windows Phone app.As well as the new name, the Nokia Music website (www.music.nokia.com) now redirects to a MixRadio website (www.mixrad.io). The... Read more

Nokia's new apps explored: When Windows Phone Lumia Black OS attacks
Nokia's new apps explored: When Windows Phone Lumia Black OS attacks By Luke Edwards

Nokia has released a horde of hardware with a spec list that must have Google and Apple worried. But on top of that, and in many ways more importantly, it's supercharged the software on those and all Lumia devices. Windows Phone has finally fully arrived... Read more

Nokia's Here mapping service calls on the Indian community to help improve data
Nokia's Here mapping service calls on the Indian community to help improve data By Rik Henderson

Nokia's Here is launching its first community mapping program in India as it looks to combine its industrial data collection methods with a new crowd mapping initiative.The pilot scheme uses a team of more than 1,000 people in the country, made up of... Read more

Nokia Internships Lens uses AR to jump-start your career
Nokia Internships Lens uses AR to jump-start your career By Jake Smith

Nokia has launched a follow up to JobsLens with a new app called Internships Lens.Using augmented reality, the app hopes to score the 54 per cent of recent college grads an internship to help jump-start their career. Nokia has partnered with Internships.com... Read more

Nokia Pro Camera comes to Lumia 925 today, Lumia 920 and 928 following Amber update
Nokia Pro Camera comes to Lumia 925 today, Lumia 920 and 928 following Amber update By Chris Hall

Nokia has today announced that it is starting the rollout of a pretty big update for it's Windows Phone 8 portfolio with the Nokia Lumia Amber update, but has also made the Nokia Pro Camera app available to a wider range of devices.Nokia Pro Camera made... Read more

Nokia Photo Transfer for Mac launches - helps back up Lumia media files
Nokia Photo Transfer for Mac launches - helps back up Lumia media files By Elyse Betters

Nokia on Friday released Nokia Photo Transfer for Mac, making it easier to transfer those huge, raw pictures taken with the pro-user modes on Nokia devices like the Lumia 1020.Mac users can easily transfer photos from Nokia devices, but those huge images,... Read more

Nokia JobLens hits the UK, integrates Facebook and LinkedIn to help find you a new job
Nokia JobLens hits the UK, integrates Facebook and LinkedIn to help find you a new job By Chris Hall

Nokia JobLens is now available in the UK for Nokia Lumia owners looking for a new job. The app pulls in job data from several sources to help you find and apply for your next dream job.We saw the app in beta at the launch of the Nokia Lumia 925, but we've... Read more

Nokia Pro Camera: DSLR controls in a smartphone
Nokia Pro Camera: DSLR controls in a smartphone By Stuart Miles

Nokia has announced the new Lumia 1020 in New York and with it a new Pro Camera app that will allow photographers more control over the way they shoot pictures on the camera.Trying to give more SLR-like controls, the camera will let people control all... Read more

Nokia JobLens wants to put you to work
Nokia JobLens wants to put you to work By Chris Hall

Nokia is looking to help you find a new job with its JobLens augmented reality app.Currently in beta, the Nokia JobLens was first demoed in February 2013 at Mobile World Congress, but we caught up with the app at the London launch of the Nokia Lumia 925.READ:... Read more

Hipstamatic Oggl Windows Phone 8 app launched
Hipstamatic Oggl Windows Phone 8 app launched By Stuart Miles

Hipstamatic has come to Windows Phone 8 and, in particular, Nokia Lumia smartphones following a deal between the two companies.Coming in the form of Hipstamatic Oggl, the new app also released by the developer for iPhone at the end of last week will allow... Read more

Nokia Here mapping and nav available to HTC 8X and all Windows Phone 8 devices
Nokia Here mapping and nav available to HTC 8X and all Windows Phone 8 devices By Chris Hall

Nokia has confirmed that its Here mapping and navigation services - Here Maps, Here Drive and Here Transit - are now available from all Windows Phone 8 users and are no longer a Nokia exclusive feature.There is something of a catch, however, as the Here... Read more

Nokia introduces Music+ streaming service for $3.99 a month
Nokia introduces Music+ streaming service for $3.99 a month By Jake Smith

Nokia has announced a paid subscription plan for its free Mix Radio service in order to take on Spotify, RDIO, Slacker, and more. Dubbed Music+, Nokia will be charging €3.99 (or $3.99 USD) a month for access to unlimited music skipping, downloads,... Read more

Nokia Laser headed to Verizon with specs close to the Lumia 920
Nokia Laser headed to Verizon with specs close to the Lumia 920 By Jake Smith

Verizon will be increasing its Windows Phone 8 presence this year by hosting a high-end Nokia Lumia device with similar specs to the Lumia 920.According to a report from The Verge, the handset is currently dubbed "Laser" and will be a flagship device... Read more

Here Maps by Nokia now available for iPhone and iPad
Here Maps by Nokia now available for iPhone and iPad By Rik Henderson

Here Maps by Nokia, the mapping alternative to Google Maps and Apple's own Maps service, is now available for iOS. It's compatible with iPhone, iPod touch and iPad devices running iOS 4.3 or above and is optimised for the iPhone 5.Pocket-lint went to... Read more

Nokia Purity Pro Stereo Headset by Monster features NFC pairing
Nokia Purity Pro Stereo Headset by Monster features NFC pairing By Danny Brogan

Nokia used its Nokia World event to demonstrate how easy it is to pair the Nokia Purity Pro Stereo Headsets to its new Windows Phone 8 handsets - the Nokia Lumia 920 and Nokia Lumia 820 - via NFC. The headphones are actually manufactured by Monster and... Read more

Nokia Music arrives in the US with free music for Lumia users
Nokia Music arrives in the US with free music for Lumia users By Danny Brogan

Nokia Lumia 900 and 710 users in the US can now download an app that will provide free access to more than 150 exclusive playlists from a range of different genres.Nokia Music is free to download from the Marketplace with no adverts, registration or subscription... Read more

Nimbuzz, Symbian's number one app comes to Windows Phone
Nimbuzz, Symbian's number one app comes to Windows Phone By Danny Brogan

Nimbuzz is coming to Windows Phone devices after the instant messaging app developer spoke directly with Nokia.The application - which enables its 105 million users to communicate with each other free via text message, group messaging, picture sharing... Read more

Nokia, Samsung and Sony join In-location Alliance for indoor navigation services
Nokia, Samsung and Sony join In-location Alliance for indoor navigation services By Danny Brogan

A new alliance has been formed that will strive to advance indoor navigation, helping both consumers and retailers alike.Nokia, Samsung and Sony are just three of the 22 partners to have signed up to the In-location Alliance which will each individually... Read more

Nokia Drive gets personal as your device learns your journeys
Nokia Drive gets personal as your device learns your journeys By Danny Brogan

Nokia’s navigation app Nokia Drive has been updated so that it automatically remembers the journeys you take most often, providing real time information on the best route to take. The My Commute feature has been rolled out in the US initially, but... Read more

Nokia rocks out 3D world map, but don't forget your glasses
Nokia rocks out 3D world map, but don't forget your glasses By Danny Brogan

Nokia is going after the 3D space, promising an experience superior to that of any of its competitors, including Google and Amazon.A website, albeit in beta, has been launched enabling consumers to see the technology first hand -though you will need a... Read more

Nokia improves Bing Maps with live traffic information and geocoding
Nokia improves Bing Maps with live traffic information and geocoding By Danny Brogan

Bing Maps is to receive a welcome boost courtesy of Nokia, as the latter’s traffic information and geocoding algorithms are integrated into the mapping service. For those who don’t know, geocoding is a series of algorithms that are created by taking... Read more

White Nokia Lumia 900 available to buy from Phones 4u now
White Nokia Lumia 900 available to buy from Phones 4u now By Danny Brogan

The Nokia Lumia 900 in white has begun arriving at Phones 4u, a week before it officially said it would be stocking the phone.One of Pocket-lint’s eagle-eyed readers noticed that the pre-order page on the retailer's website had been removed and replaced... Read more

Nokia Belle update now ringing
Nokia Belle update now ringing By Paul Lamkin

Nokia Belle, possibly the last hurrah of the Symbian OS, is now available to download for an array of handsets from the Finnish manufacturer.Previously called Symbian Belle, before Nokia banned all use of the "S" word, Nokia Belle is the second major... Read more

Nokia to embrace NFC for future Lumia smartphones
Nokia to embrace NFC for future Lumia smartphones By Paul Lamkin

Nokia's design chief Marko Ahtisaari has told The Guardian that the mobile giant is working on a Windows Phone handset that uses NFC technology to connect with external accessories, and also hinted at smartphones with wireless charging.It sounds as if... Read more

Vuzix teams up with Nokia for Terminator style AR glasses
Vuzix teams up with Nokia for Terminator style AR glasses By Paul Lamkin

Vuzix, the video eyewear specialist who was behind the funky Wrap 1200 specs that we saw at IFA last year, has announced the Smart Glasses tech that it will be showing off at CES next week.The tech means Terminator-style Augmented Reality glasses which... Read more

Nokia, Amazon and Microsoft circle RIM - is a takeover on the cards?
Nokia, Amazon and Microsoft circle RIM - is a takeover on the cards? By Stuart Miles

With RIM's stock at an all time low, it is no surprise that sharks look to be circling the mobile phone and tablet maker. However the interest, it seems, is coming from those you wouldn't, perhaps, expect. They're some of the biggest fish around.According... Read more

Nokia bringing free Wi-Fi to the streets of London
Nokia bringing free Wi-Fi to the streets of London By Chris Hall

Nokia and Spectrum Interactive are teaming up to bring free Wi-Fi to the streets of London. The service will be available to all Wi-Fi devices, so although it is rolling out in Nokia's name, anyone with a Wi-Fi-equipped device will be able to take advantage... Read more

Nokia hands Symbian over to Accenture - still no end for the OS
Nokia hands Symbian over to Accenture - still no end for the OS By Hunter Skipworth

The days of Nokia and its love affair with the Symbian OS are numbered. The final signatures have been put in place, hands shook and leaving parties arranged. This is it, this is the end. From October 2011 all developing and support of Symbian will be... Read more

Nokia creates own Vimeo channel for N8 HD video
Nokia creates own Vimeo channel for N8 HD video By Rik Henderson

One of the major elements of the N8 that Nokia is very keen to highlight is its ability to film 1080p video, and to offer owners an incentive to share their Full HD clips the Finnish company has created its own Vimeo channel (at vimeo.com/nokia).The channel's... Read more

Nokia X Factor app hits the Ovi Store
Nokia X Factor app hits the Ovi Store By Paul Lamkin

Tech fans with a penchant for X Factor must have felt that they have struck gold.Not only did Pocket-lint recently bring you news of Gear4's X Factor Karaoke Party Box, we're now bringing you news of a new Ovi X Factor app for your Nokia handset.It seems... Read more

Ovi Maps tips 'n tricks
Ovi Maps tips 'n tricks By Dan Sung

If you're the proud owner of a modern Nokia phone and have been following our Ovi Maps coverage, then by now you should have worked out what it is, evaluated it, downloaded it and checked out the third party content. But that's all baby stuff. It's time... Read more

Five excellent bits of premium content for Ovi Maps
Five excellent bits of premium content for Ovi Maps By Dan Sung

Navigation, routing, traffic and maps are all fine, but probably the final nail in the coffin of the dedicated satnav is that the free Ovi Maps app for Nokia phones comes with third-party content as well. On the Nokia site they'll refer to it as Premium... Read more

Nokia and Yahoo to take on Google Maps
Nokia and Yahoo to take on Google Maps By Paul Lamkin

Yahoo and Nokia are joining forces to take on Google in the mobile web-sphere. It's a deal that will see Nokia's Ovi powering Yahoo maps and Yahoo returning the favour by taking the reigns of Ovi's email and instant messaging services.Log ins across the... Read more

Nokia sues Apple over iPad patents
Nokia sues Apple over iPad patents By Duncan Geere

Nokia has chosen picturesque Wisconsin to file a sharp lawsuit against Apple, with accusations of infringing five patents related to the 3G variant of the iPad.It's the second US lawsuit in recent history, and the fifth pending legal action across the... Read more

Nokia to dump Symbian from N-series?
Nokia to dump Symbian from N-series? By Duncan Geere

Nokia appears to be preparing to lose the Symbian operating system on its N-series range of top-end smartphones.  In its place will be Maemo - the Linux-based operating system that powers the forthcoming N900 handset.The claim was made by Maemo's marketing... Read more

Comes With Music subscribers get 3-month bonus
Comes With Music subscribers get 3-month bonus By Duncan Geere

If you're a subscriber to Comes With Music, you might have recieved an interesting email recently - offering you an extension of your subscription. Nokia has been sending out messages to people whose subscriptions are about to expire, offering three months... Read more

Nokia to launch ARM-based smartbook
Nokia to launch ARM-based smartbook By Amy-Mae Elliott

Taiwanese manufacturing sources are reporting that Nokia's just announced netbook range, currently comprising of the Nokia Booklet 3G, is set to grow - and in an interesting direction. DigiTimes states: "Nokia, in addition to its recently unveiled netbook,... Read more

The 10 bold moves of Nokia
The 10 bold moves of Nokia By Dan Sung

The launch of the Nokia Booklet 3G this week was a bold move for a company that saw its greatest period of success after they decided to drop their broader interests and specialise in mobile phones. However, despite Nokia's single-mindedness, the Finnish... Read more

Nokia Comes with Music stats under scrutiny
Nokia Comes with Music stats under scrutiny By Amy-Mae Elliott

Claims from digital music business information company Music Ally that Nokia's "Comes with Music" service has only managed to attract 23,000 UK users have not been refuted by Nokia. Following the report, Pocket-lint got in touch with Nokia for clarification... Read more

Nokia invests in mobile payment company Obopay
Nokia invests in mobile payment company Obopay By Amy-Mae Elliott

It's been announced that Nokia is investing in mobile payments service provider Obopay. The amount Nokia is ploughing into the company is pegged at around $70 million for a "minority stake" in the Silicon Valley-based company. Obopay currently operates... Read more